Microsoft Word: Introduction

Microsoft Word Training Series | Level 1

Course Details

Duration: 1 day (9 am – 4 pm)

Microsoft® Word® Versions: 2010 | 2013 | 2016 | 2019 | 365 (Windows)

Delivery Methods: Instructor-led classroom (ILC) | Instructor-led Virtual classroom (ILVC)

Course Dates: January 4, 2021 (Instructor-led virtual classroom) | View schedule  Course schedule

Course Fee: $225 CDN per person (virtual classroom), $245 CDN per person (bring your own device) or $295 CDN per person (Avantix Learning provides device)*

Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us at info@avantixlearning.ca for more information including savings for custom group training.

Note: Public scheduled courses are delivered as live instructor-led classroom training or virtual classroom training (as indicated). Bring your own device rates apply to live classroom courses.

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Course Overview

Learn key concepts in Microsoft Word to create, edit and format documents effectively. Students will learn to enter, edit, copy and paste text and apply both character and paragraph formatting. Important tools such as spell check and find/replace will be used as well as undo and redo. Documents will be set up with different margins, orientation and headers or footers and then previewed prior to printing.

Prerequisite: Students should have basic keyboarding and computer skills.

Location and timing: Public scheduled courses are held online in virtual classroom format or in downtown Toronto and run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time).

Related training: View all Microsoft Word courses >

INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE

  • Comprehensive course manual
  • Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Follow-up email support

Course Topics

Working in the Microsoft Word Environment

  • Working with the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Navigating quickly in a document
  • Selecting text using different keyboard shortcuts
  • Entering and editing text
  • Undoing and redoing actions

Using Cut, Copy and Paste

  • Using various strategies to cut, copy and paste text
  • Using Smart Tags

Character Formatting Basics

  • Creating simple documents such as letters and reports and applying character formatting
  • Using the Ribbon and the Font dialog box to apply character formatting
  • Using keyboard shortcuts to format a document

Paragraph Formatting Basics

  • Basic paragraph formatting concepts
  • Indenting paragraphs
  • Changing alignment and spacing of paragraphs

Getting Help

  • Accessing Word’s Help feature to get help on any topic

Using Find and Replace

  • Finding and replacing words quickly and easily

Spell Checking

  • Running the spell checker and adding words to the dictionary

Previewing and Printing

  • Changing margins and orientation
  • Adding headers and/or footers
  • Inserting and removing manual page breaks
  • Previewing the final result

Getting Started with Styles

  • Applying built-in styles to automate formatting
  • Modifying a style

Do you have any other questions? Contact us!

If you are looking for more information regarding versions, check out our Microsoft Word version overview.

*Prices subject to change.

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Microsoft Word: Intermediate / Advanced

Microsoft Word: Styles, Templates and Tables of Contents

Microsoft Word: Power User

Microsoft Word: Designing Accessible Documents

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Upcoming Training
Course
Microsoft Word: Introduction (Online in virtual classroom format or in Toronto)
Location
Avantix Learning, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building),Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
Next course starts
January 4, 2021
Next course ends
January 4, 2021

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